Iranian children are being encouraged to sing and dance to a new ‘pop’ song, which reflects the conservative values of the country’s religious hardliners.
The story of Kylie Moore-Gilbert’s 804 days as a political prisoner is about more than Iran’s human rights abuses, writes Scott Burchill – the West is no model of international citizenship either.
National archive documents raise questions about how definitive British efforts to prevent arms transfers to Iran really were after the revolution that toppled the Shah.
The British-Iranian national is returning to the UK after being held in Iran since 2016.
The targeting of elite interests has been at the centre of recent sanctions policies, including sanctions on Russia. We look at the effectiveness of targeting in Iran in the 2010s.
Some economic sanctions may violate international law principles, including those the sanctions are intended to enforce. They may therefore undermine the very legal regimes Canadians champion.
To revive the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, Biden must face down his political opponents in the US.
‘Flight 752 Elegies’ was composed for santur, percussion and choir, including a soprano singer, and can be viewed online.
International sanctions make it almost impossible for the UK to repay the decades-old debt.
Cities and farmers in the Southwest are resorting to unsustainable strategies to pull in more water. Iran has tried many of these strategies and shows how they can go wrong.
Pakistan covertly backed the Taliban in Afghanistan for years. But if the Taliban fail to ensure stability now, it could trigger another wave of refugees into Pakistan or more insurgent attacks.
Don’t be misled by the scenes from Kabul airport. Most Afghan refugees don’t leave in an airplane and few will settle in the United States.
Every corner of the Middle East and North Africa will be touched in some way by the failure of American authority in Afghanistan.
The US and Israel are warning that Iran could build a nuclear bomb very soon. But is it that simple?
The US is wrestling with the rest of the world for control of the internet. The ‘net as we know it could be a victim of the struggle.
The IOC welcomes repressive regimes to the Olympic games. This means athletes from those countries are often placed in an invidious posiiton.
Ebrahim Raisi was declared the winner of Iran’s June 18 presidential election, which critics called rigged after his top opponents were disqualified.
The election result seems a foregone conclusion, but the country’s political future is far from certain.
Famous for his political wizardry and clever coalition manoeuvres, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister ended up losing the trust of almost everyone in the political arena.
Ahead of June 18 presidential elections, a new survey found that only around a quarter of Iranians plan to vote.